Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

About


GERD is a chronic digestive disease. It affects people of all ages, including children. It’s the more serious form of GER and can eventually cause more serious health problems if left untreated. Acid reflux that occurs more than twice a week and causes inflammation of the esophagus is considered to be GERD.

Resources


Canadian Digestive Health Foundation Public Impact Series:

Category : Practitioner / Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
he Canadian Digestive Health Foundation (CDHF) launched a scientific project to define the incidence, prevalence, mortality and economic impact of digestive disorders across Canada.

Diet and GERD

Category : Practitioner / Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastroesophageal reflux disease occurs when the stomach contents comes into contact with the esophagus.

GERD - Toward Optimized Practice

Category : Practitioner / Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

GERD and Heartburn Tips

Category : Practitioner / Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
What were once regular habits; such as eating, sleeping, and exercise, can be either aggravators or alleviators

Heartburn Keeping You Up at Night?

Category : Topics / Audience / Practitioner / Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) occurs when the upper portion of the digestive tract is not functioning properly, causing stomach contents to flow back into the esophagus.

Natural and Over-the-Counter Heartburn Treatments

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However, when heartburn becomes frequent and chronic, it is likely a symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

What you can do to help your child with gastroesophageal reflux

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For Pediatric patients: An overview of how you can help your child with the condition that causes the backwards movement of food and acid from the stomach into the esophagus.

Documents


Managing Acid Reflux

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Changing what and how you eat can sometimes help with symptoms of GERD. Lifestyle changes can help too.

Videos


Do You Have GERD?

Category: Patient / Videos & Tools supporting change / Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Video

Category: Patient / Videos & Tools supporting change / Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)